Most states have made drinking alcohol at home illegal due to the proliferation of home facial-tattoo machines. Enjoy alcohol in public with today's deal: for $15, you get $30 worth of international pours, seasonally changing cuisine, and creative plates at The Brewer's Art. This Groupon expires in three months.
Housed in a grand townhouse, the Mount Vernon microbrewery offers patrons a carefully curated menu of imported sips, scotches, and brewed-on-site beers. For food, Chef Dave Newman keeps diners guessing with a menu that rotates with the four seasons practiced in the United States. For starters, try the house-made artichoke ravioli, glazed with Meyer lemon-infused butter and pistachio-mint pesto ($10). When you're ready to move on to more filling adventures, entrees include the inventive, crispy Utz-crusted cod with baby clams and smoky mountain bacon ($24), grilled shrimp with spring pea and mint risotto ($16), and grilled lamb loin ($28).
Wash down with a buzzy gargle of one of The Brewer's Art's house-brewed beers, such as the hop-heavy Beacon or the smooth Proletary Ale. Wines (starting at $5 for glass, $25 for bottle) and a vast selection of scotches, whiskies, and brandies appease the non-suds savvy.
Reservations are required, and this Groupon is only valid in the dining room. Call ahead to cement your meal time at the esteemed eatery.
The New York Times, featured The Brewer's Art, Esquire ranked it #1 Bar In America, Baltimore Magazine named it one of Baltimore's 25 best bars in 2009, and Baltimore City Paper gave it some "Best of" awards in 2009:
- In the upstairs bar and restaurant, with its museum-like design, lawyers and artists alike sip on goblets of the bar's house-brewed ales, like bitter Resurrection. Patrons can snack on Brewer's famous rosemary garlic fries, while sitting at a window table and watching Mt. Vernon foot traffic pass by. – Baltimore Magazine
- The food is fabulous, but the reason to go is the BA's own brews. Cerberus - as in the triple-headed guard of Hades - has three times the alcohol of your regular beers, and wonderufl [sic] taste. Other offerings are ample and appeal to even the snootiest of beer snobs. – Taoiseach, Citysearch